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Who is the course for

This exciting course is suitable for students with a strong interest in a practical approach to biological and chemical sciences.

Course Content

To acheive this qualiification you must complete at least 12 units over two years, many of which involve lots of laboratory work.

Typical units include:

  • Scientific investigations
  • Scientific practical techniques
  • Criminology
  • Perceptions of science
  • Physiology of human body systems
  • Medical physics techniques
  • Applications of forensic psychology
  • Criminal psychology
  • Microbiological techniques
  • Using mathematical tools in science.

How is the course assessed

All units are assessed by coursework which is internally marked and externally moderated.

Where next - Further Studies

Students with Merits and Distinctions can progress to an HND or degree in a science related subject.

Where next - Job Opportunities

It is also possible to progress into employment in a science related industry.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 29 June 2016

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 2 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00